The ever popular Salary Survey has been released by The Engineer.

Salaries for UK engineers have increased by 6.6 per cent on average over the last twelve months.

Whilst the average salary for UK engineers stood at £45k in 2016, the report – which is based on responses from 2743 engineers working across a range of sectors – shows an increase to £48k.

READ THE FULL 2017 REPORT HERE

Despite general dissatisfaction amongst respondents with the levels of remuneration offered across industry (just 35 per cent are happy with their pay) engineering salaries would appear to compare favourably with most other sectors. The average salary in the financial services sector is currently £47,109, whilst bankers earn only slightly more on average (£50,080).